Category Archives: Issues

My Heros Are Short

My heros are short. They live in my house and eat my food. And that’s perfectly ok! Continue reading

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Busting the “Rotten Kid” Myth

Years ago when we were starting our foster care journey, a mentor took me in his office and closed the door. “I’m really not understanding why you want to do this,” he said. “Those kids are in care of the … Continue reading

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War Stories

In my professional life, the sharing of experiences and case studies is called swapping war stories. I work in an industry that involves crisis and emergency management, lending to some very interesting experiences. Sometime, you feel as if you’re the … Continue reading

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Eeyore or Plastic?

I’ve come to dread the question, “How are you all doing?”  I have a feeling many of my fellow foster parents can agree. For me, it starts the internal debate on which answer should I give.  Depending on the day, honesty … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspectives

“Set Your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” -Colossians 3:2 Dad, “My boo-boo, it’s healed. Jesus healed it!!!” Those were the words of Older One after we left church for the second time today. A very busy … Continue reading

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